Tag Archives: Australia

Formula Ford – Uhrhane Salvages Podium At Brands Hatch

September 6, 2011

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Geoff Uhrhane returned to the Dunlop MSA Championship of Great Britain podium on the weekend, snaring a hard-fought second place in the second race at Brands Hatch. Uhrhane qualified his JTR Mygale in third, signaling his intentions for a breakaway start early. His best lap, a 46.907, was marginally slower than polesitter Jeroen Slaghekke, with […]

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WRC – Petter Solberg World Rally Team Rally Australia Preview

September 6, 2011

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Australia is the venue for round ten of the World Rally Championship and the Petter Solberg World Rally Team is already there, in the rally’s new home of Coffs Harbour in the state of New South Wales.  Rally HQ is at the Opal Cove Resort, eight kms away from the service park, which is based […]

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Formula Ford – Foster Holds Off Hard Charging Brabham For Victory

August 20, 2011

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Nick Foster dominated proceedings on Saturday at Queensland Raceway for Round 4 of the Australian Formula Ford Championship, taking pole position and victory in race one. The Steeline Mygale driver used his experience to fend off teammates Matt Brabham and championship leader Cameron Waters after a race long battle at the front. The victory continues […]

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Formula Ford – Foster Looking For A Queensland Double

August 11, 2011

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Australia’s future motor racing stars will head north next weekend for round four of the Australian Formula Ford Championship at Queensland Raceway, as the series returns to the V8 Supercar support program. The last round at Eastern Creek in New South Wales produced another first time winner with Cameron Waters taking the top spot on […]

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Fujitsu Series – New Sponsors Join Thompson’s Fujitsu Series Entry

August 11, 2011

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Andrew Thompson’s Triple Eight Race Engineering Fujitsu Series entry will hit the track in a week sporting two new sponsors from Queensland Raceway onwards. The current points-leader’s car will run with the backing of Australian companies Miracle Recreation Equipment and Key Produce at the Coates Hire 300 and the three remaining rounds. Miracle Recreation Equipment […]

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V8 Supercars – Liuzzi Headlines F1’s Gold Coast Onslaught

July 28, 2011

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The Armor All Gold Coast 600 will feature a current Formula One driver for the first time this year after the signing of Hispania Racing Team F1’s young Italian star Tonio Liuzzi for the October 21-23 event. Liuzzi will co-drive with talented Ford driver Tony D’Alberto in the Wilson Securities Falcon and is one of […]

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V8 Supercars – Franchitti Back On The Gold Coast; The Other One!

July 21, 2011

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The name Franchitti has become synonymous with the Armor All Gold Coast 600 for many years and it will be back again in October!   Dario Franchitti won the Champ Car race on the streets of Surfers Paradise in 1999 and returned last year to co-drive with Steve Johnson at Jim Beam Racing – this […]

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V8 Supercars – Aussie Legend Mick Doohan Tests Toll HRT Commodore

July 14, 2011

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Aussie legend Mick Doohan has driven his first laps in a Toll Holden Racing Team Commodore, the five-time 500cc Grand Prix Motorcycle World Champion getting behind the wheel of HRT’s T2 V8 Supercar at Queensland Raceway today. After first taking a passenger ride alongside reigning V8 Supercar Champion James Courtney, Doohan then jumped behind the […]

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V8 Supercars – IRWIN Tools Welcomes American V8 Supercars Event

July 5, 2011

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US hand tool and power tool accessory business and V8 Supercar sponsor IRWIN Tools, has given a big tick to the expansion of the sport into America. When V8 Supercars announced on Friday that the series would race at the new Austin, Texas purpose built Formula 1 and Moto GP track, known as the Circuit […]

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V8 Supercars – 3 More Le Mans Drivers To Race Gold Coast 600

June 10, 2011

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International stars Andy Priaulx, Dirk Müller and Joey Hand will team up in the famous Le Mans 24-hour in France this weekend – then battle against each other on the streets of Surfers Paradise in the Armor All Gold Coast 600, October 21-23. Priaulx will rejoin Team Vodafone while Müller and Hand will both be […]

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V8 Supercars – Personal Best For 2011

April 29, 2011

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Confidence is the name of the V8 Supercar game according to Karl Reindler and a solid 11th place in today’s practice at Barbagallo Raceway has given him plenty. The Fair Dinkum Sheds Racing driver was especially pleased to get his best practice result of the year in front of a home crowd, including his mum […]

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V8 Supercars – Miles Racing’s Simpro Falcons Looking Good At Barbagalllo

April 29, 2011

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MILES Racing’s simPRO Racing Falcons have emerged from today’s practice sessions displaying promising speed ahead of tomorrow’s qualifying for the second round of the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series in Perth. Drivers Ash Walsh and Chaz Mostert made the most of the two 40-minute sessions to dial through a series of different settings in search of […]

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V8 Supercars – Miles Racing Seeks To Raise Funds For Children’s Hospital

April 28, 2011

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Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation is the principal fundraising body for Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMH), providing the hospital with vital medical equipment and specialist services, as well as implementing capital projects. To help PMH, V8 Supercar team MILES Racing is auctioning the bonnet space of their simPRO Racing Falcons to the highest bidders, via […]

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“Promising times” on Hispania Racing’s first day‏

April 15, 2011

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PRACTICE SESSION 1 Narain Karthikeyan F111-03 #22 24th (23 laps) 1:45.019 Vitantonio Liuzzi F111-02 #23 21st (18 laps) 1:44.359 PRACTICE SESSION 2 Narain Karthikeyan F111-03 #22 20th (25 laps) 1:42.902 Vitantonio Liuzzi F111-02 #23 21st (3 laps) 1:43.850 Hispania Racing went out onto the track at 9:00 am sharp this morning with the aim of […]

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Drag Racing – Father V Son, Ford V Holden At Qld Auto Spectacular

March 30, 2011

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During next weekend’s Shannon’s Queensland Auto Spectacular there will be a healthy vein of competition running through the Willowbank Raceway grounds, with a wheel changing competition set to pit the enthusiasts against each other in a race for prizes and bragging rights. The Sunday April 10 event is still open for entries for those wanting […]

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TEAM LOTUS AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: FP1/FP2 REPORT – 25th MARCH 2011

March 25, 2011

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Karun Chandhok: “I’m obviously disappointed to have had such a short run for my first time in the Team Lotus car, but I put my hands up to it and totally accept it was a combination of a slippery track and less grip than I expected from the tyres that combined to put me out […]

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F1 in Schools – Ballarat Wins Twice In 2 years…Team Heading To F1 World Championships In Malaysia!

March 23, 2011

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Ballarat was again in the spotlight at the F1 in Schools Australia Grand Prix awards ceremony held on March 17th atSydneyʼs Eastern Creek International Raceway. Ballarat South Community Learning Precinct, previously known as Sebastopol College, has again produced a NationalChampion team – two years in a row! “Lightspeed”, a team of year nine boys, were […]

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Drag Racing – Sainty to draw on U.S. Inspiration For Top Fuel Champs

March 23, 2011

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Just weeks ago Aussie Top Fuel racer Terry Sainty fulfilled a lifelong dream – to race in the NHRA Full Throttle Series in the United States. Sainty, as part of the Sydney-based Rapisarda Racing Team, completed the first of approximately 12 NHRA events the team will compete in earlier this month, but before he gets […]

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Drag Racing – Fans Can Meet The Stars This Thursday

March 23, 2011

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  Drag racing fans will have the chance to meet some of the stars of Willowbank Raceway‘s Top Fuel Championships (March 25/26) this Thursday night at Riverlink Shopping Centre, with a special fan night to take place in the foodcourt at 6.30pm.

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Force India Australian Grand Prix Preview

March 19, 2011

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2011 marks the fourth year of competition in the FIA Formula 1T World Championship for Force India. After its strongest Constructors‘ Championship finish to date, the team is hoping to better the 68 points it achieved to secure seventh place in the series last year. The team’s solid 2010 performance saw it secure 15 points […]

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